SYNOPSIStmfs hfs-root-mount time-machine-mount [fuse options...]
DESCRIPTIONtmfs creates a read-only virtual filesystem which helps you to read your Apple Time Machine backup by reconstructing the hard-linked directories from the HFS+ metadata directory.
You can browse the mounted time-machine-mount normally and recover data from any backup point.
tmfs must be run as the root user, but the mounted time-machine-mount can be accessed by any user, based upon the options passed to FUSE. See OPTIONS below.
The path to the mount point of your HFS+ Time Machine volume.
You must mount the Time Machine device prior to running tmfs. See the EXAMPLES section below.
- The path where the Time Machine will be mounted. This should be an empty directory.
- fuse options
- A comma separated list of options that will be passed to fuse(8). See fuse(8) for available options. To be able to access the volume under a normal user account you should set the uid, gid and allow_other options.
mkdir /mnt/hfs /mnt/tm
mount /dev/sdXX /mnt/hfs
tmfs /mnt/hfs /mnt/tm -ouid=$(id -u $USER),gid=$(id -g $USER),allow_other